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The Goblin Emperor is about Maia. Maia is half-elf and half-goblin. Maia is a man of mixed Elven and Goblin heritage.
Neil Gaiman’s adult fairytale Stardust is about Tristran Thorn. Thorn is a young man who vows to the woman he loves to bring back a fallen star.
The title of the book makes it inevitable that a fairytale is involved in the story such as the popular Hansel and Gretel tale.
A circus arrives without any notice. The circus is known as Le Cirque des Reves and it is only open during the night.
This book is a powerful, haunting, and creepy retelling of a Russian folktale named “Vassilissa the Beautiful”. Vassa lives with her stepmother and stepsisters.
Sybell is 16-years-old and she lives alone on a mountain. She is not entirely alone because she has mythical creatures that her dead father Ogam summoned for company.
Once upon a time, Elantris was a land of magic. The immortal Elantrians were like gods in the eyes of people because they had the divine gift to produce and cure.
Susanna Clarke is a British writer and this is her debut novel. The story is about an alternative history set in 19th century England.
The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Queen Sabran the Ninth is still unmarried. She must conceive a daughter to guard her realm from devastation.
This fantasy literature by Jo Walton is described as a semi-autobiographical novel by the author. It is about the coming-of-age familiarity of being around books.
The city of New Crobuzon lies above the ribs of a dead ancient beast. Issac is an eccentric and gifted scientist who has spent all his life doing research quietly.
Nimona is a fantasy graphic novel by cartoonist Noelle Stevenson. The story of the book focuses on Nimona, a shapeshifter.
According to the only entirely accurate book of prophecies in the world written in 1665, the world will come to an end on a Saturday, in fact, next Saturday right before dinner.
Carolyn had lived with eleven siblings under the guidance of a godlike man known to them as Father (he is also known as Adam Black or Ablakha).
Ivy Gamble is perfectly satisfied with her life. She has a career as a private investigator, a vacant apartment, and a slight drinking issue.